Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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McNeil Island

Vashon Elementary Gym

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Providence Heights College

East Seattle School

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

William O. McKay Ford

Bruggemann Ranch

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

McReavy House

Curran House

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Snohomish County Courthouse

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

First United Methodist Church

Bush House

Nuclear Reactor Building

Ellensburg Depot

Morgan Middle School

Downtown Sprague

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Waldo General Hospital

Green Mountain Lookout

Fort Steilacoom

Trafton Elementary

Digester Building

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Steilacoom Train Depot

Parlor Car #1799

Collins Building

BNSF Depot

Shelton Gymnasium

Moran School Administration Building

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Old City Hall

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

BF Tabbott House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Washington’s Historic Barns

Robert Morris Earthwork

Camp Waskowitz

Dvorak Barn

Elks Building

McMillin Bridge

Dorsey Bulding

Northern State Hospital

Mukai Farm and Garden

St. Ignatius Hospital

Skykomish Hotel

Camp Kilworth

Old Tumwater Brewery

Haller House

Bettinger House

Scottish Rite

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Kapus Farmstead

Colville Indian Agency

Howard S. Wright House

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Lincoln School

P-I Globe

National Guard of Washington Armory

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Downtown Mount Vernon

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Post Hospital

St. Nicholas Church

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Puget Power Building

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Lone Star Cement Building

Electric Building

Schooner Wawona

Sand Point Naval Station

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Murray Morgan Bridge

Donovan District

Thayer Barn

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Arlington High School

Packard House

Valley Schoolhouse

First Hill Apartments

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Old Woodinville School

First United Methodist Church

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Longfellow School

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Port Angeles Fire Station

Scout House

Stephenson House

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Harborview Hall

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

LaFramboise Farmstead

Fowler House

Old Granary Building

Coke Oven Park

Masonic Home of Washington

Point Hudson

Kelley Farm

Jensen-Byrd Building

Hastings Buildings

Reard Freed Farmstead

National Historic District

Day Block

Carmack House

Surrey Downs

Hyer Farm

South Harbor Park Stack

Old Ritzville Highschool

Oysterville Historic District

Washington Hall

Libbey House